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Old 10-29-2011
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Brake clunk.

Again with the brakes. I really have no idea what it is this time, However. Whenever i'm turning the wheel (Left or Right, Doesn't matter) and my foot is on the brake, (anywhere from 1/4 pedal to full) i hear a series of clunks as the wheel turns. I can hear it on turns, going up and down hills. all that fun junk. however it makes no noise at all when its going strait.
Anyone experienced this before? Sh*t thats been replaced: Pads, passenger side Caliper, ball joints as of last year. Bearings aren't too bad, but they need to be replaced in a few months. The only thing i can think is the Pad in the Knuckle again.
Anyone else got some thoughts?
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could possibly be CV shafts to..
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could possibly be CV shafts to..
I didn't think about that. I did U-joints like 2 years ago. if that makes any difference. Grease them every few months.
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Sounds like U joints or balljoints. Jack it up and see whats loose. Caliper bolts tight?
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Sounds like U joints or balljoints. Jack it up and see whats loose. Caliper bolts tight?
Calipers are good. Ball joints were new last year. U-joints have little play in them.
I did notice my inside Pad is floating again on the passenger side. Its wearing out where it sits in the knuckle. if it wears it too much, I'm gonna be super angry, cause i just put new knuckles in it last year.
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Wouldn't it be easier to just go look instead of asking us? I thought you were a mechanic also?
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Wouldn't it be easier to just go look instead of asking us? I thought you were a mechanic also?
I am. but i'm working 10 hours a day, 6 days. I've looked at it as in, Yea, thats a CV shaft and it looks ok.
but i'm kinda baffled as to why its clunking again, i'll have to get it up in the air one night this week i'm not dead tired and look at the knuckle again.
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mine did this and the popping sound was from the Tie Rod ends

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mine did this and the popping sound was from the Tie Rod ends
Winner winner Chicken dinner.
I brought it over to my Old man, while my Fiance and Mom passed out candy, Him and i took it apart. Tie Rods we're shot.
Figures, it was the only thing i haven't replaced. Getting aligned tomorrow.
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Atleast it was a cheap easy fix.
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